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Here's how the 2014 Chevrolet Traverse and the 2014 Ford Explorer measure up.
$30,795
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr Base
$30,015
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
8 7 -
Engine

281.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

290.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

240.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

290.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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Combined MPG
19 20 -
Size
203.70" length, 69.90" height 197.1" length, 70.4" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Titanium w / Dark Titanium Accents

Medium Light Stone

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Standard SUV 2WD -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in Compact in -
Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660 650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 175 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3400 255 @ 4000 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 290 @ 6500 -
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6 -
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.5 L/213 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 24 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
528.00 mi 446.40 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 MPG 20 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
374.00 mi 316.20 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 17 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil-Over Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link -

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 x 1.1 in 12.8 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.0 x 0.8 in 12.8 in -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
22.0 gal 18.6 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.4 ft 38.9 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.89 N/A -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P245/65TR17 -
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P245/65TR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
780 lbs 200 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A 2000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5200 lbs 2000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5200 lbs 2000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
520 lbs 200 lbs -

Weight Information

Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -
Base Curb Weight
4646 lbs 4534 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -

Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
70.3 ft³ 43.8 ft³ -
Third Shoulder Room
57.60 in 50.8 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
67.10 in 67 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
150.8 ft³ 151.7 ft³ -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
8 7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
116.3 ft³ 80.7 ft³ -
Wheelbase
118.90 in 112.6 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
61.50 in 61.3 in -
Front Hip Room
58.00 in 57.3 in -
Third Head Room
37.80 in 37.8 in -
Min Ground Clearance
7.20 in 7.6 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Third Hip Room
48.30 in 40.7 in -
Second Head Room
39.40 in 40.5 in -
Front Leg Room
41.30 in 40.6 in -
Front Head Room
40.40 in 41.4 in -
Height, Overall
69.90 in 70.4 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
203.70 in 197.1 in -
Track Width, Front
67.30 in 67 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A -
Second Hip Room
57.80 in 56.7 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.50 in 78.9 in -
Second Leg Room
36.80 in 39.8 in -
Third Leg Room
33.20 in 33.2 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
24.4 ft³ 21 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
61.00 in 61 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A -

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